Legal Assistant Property

  • Harrow, UK
  • £15.39 - £18.21 per hour GBP / Year


Job Summary by the Career Balance Team:

Pertemps Recruitment Partnership is seeking a self-driven and motivated Legal Assistant to join the Commercial Property team at Harrow Council. The role involves advising on and managing legal files for commercial matters, providing advice and research support to lawyers, and assisting with training. The successful candidate should have general knowledge of English law, previous experience in a legal environment, and the ability to provide written and oral legal advice. Pertemps is a leading staffing solutions provider, and Harrow Council is a culturally diverse local authority with excellent transport links.

Job Description:Job Title: Legal Assistant: Commercial (Property)
Location: Forward Drive, Harrow, HA3 8NT
Employer: Pertemps Recruitment Partnership for Harrow Council
Contract Type: Temporary Ongoing
Hours of Work: Full-time, 35 hours (hybrid working)
Rate: £ 15.39

Pertemps has an exciting opportunity within Harrow Council for a self-driven and motivated Legal Assistant to join the Commercial Property team. The role of Legal Assistant: Commercial (Property) has a competitive pay rate of £15.39 to £18.21 Payee (negotiable based on experience). Other benefits include excellent training and support for career development and 21 days of holiday (excluding Bank Holidays).

Overview of Legal Assistant: Commercial (Property):

” To advise on, and have conduct of legal files for commercial matters including property, planning, regeneration, contract and procurement law on behalf of the shared services councils and other clients.
” To provide advice / undertake research and support lawyers as requested in respect of the work of the teams generally.
” In addition, the role includes assisting with training of officers which can take place outside of normal office hours and off site.
” The role will be supervised by qualified colleagues and the post holder will be expected to provide administrative and systems assistance as a super user of an electronic case management system.

The successful candidate needs to have:

General knowledge of English law, practice and procedure in property, planning, regeneration, contracts, and procurement areas.
Previous experience working in a legal environment.
Previous experience contributing positively to a team.
Previous experience providing written and oral legal advice and guidance to officers/clients.
Previous experience conducting a caseload with minimum supervision covering at least one of the following areas: property, planning, regeneration, contracts, and procurement matters.
Previous experience providing legal advice or training in a public setting.
To be able to provide written and oral legal advice and guidance to officers/clients.

About us
For almost 60 years, Pertemps Recruitment Partnership has been the market leader in providing permanent and temporary staffing solutions and we are one of the most established players in the recruitment industry. The Sunday Times has listed us as one of the Best 100 Companies to work for 14 years running. We are not a big scary faceless company, quite the opposite: we strongly believe in the personal touch with everything we do. We are proud to be accredited ‘investor in people’ which is reflected across our business in the length of service and career progression of our employees.
Harrow Council is the 12th largest London borough and one of the most culturally diverse local authorities in the UK, making it a great place to live, work and visit. Located 10 miles from the city centre and just 13 minutes to Euston from Harrow & Wealdstone station there are great transport links via the Metropolitan Line, Watford DC Line and national rail service. It is easily accessible to the M1, M25 and A406.

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 Location: South East, Harrow

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